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The Digital Makeover of Retail

Jennifer Sherman, SVP, Product and Strategy, Kibo

The Digital Makeover of Retail

Today’s retail software has become very good at providing detailed online order history that can provide merchandising suggestions for the customer’s next visit.

Making E-commerce Magical

Earl Newsome, CIO, Praxair, Inc.

Making E-commerce Magical

One trend is electronic notification of milestones during the product delivery cycle giving customers access to accurate location information.

Top 6 Retail Analytics Trends of 2017

Jeff Huckaby, Segment Director, Retail and Consumer Goods, Tableau Software [NASDAQ: DATA]

Business intelligence norms are evolving across the retail industry, and leading retailers are prioritizing analytics initiatives as a result.

Technology Changes to Supply Chains Demand Good Leadership

Kevin Glynn, VP and CIO, DSC Logistics

Technology Changes to Supply Chains Demand Good Leadership

Our work in supply chain is changing rapidly as we implement new technology. Our leadership challenge as CIOs and IT leaders is not only to describe what the new technology will do.

Linking Customers to Your Stores - The Advantages of Text Messaging

Terre Wellington, Senior Vice President of Store Operations, Lamp Plus

Linking Customers to Your Stores - The Advantages of Text Messaging

For its ability to strengthen brand loyalty and offer a real human connection, texting is sure to be an important component in the future of brick-and-mortar customer service.

"How Brick-and-Mortar Stores Survive the Shift in Consumer Demand"

Guy Amisano, CEO, Salient Management Company

Retailers should leverage POS data in combination with geographic data to determine the buying preferences of consumers in different areas.

Local Foodmarket Retailers Transforming the Payment Experience

Steve Methvin, VP of Ecommerce and Retail Technology, Bozzuto’s

Local Foodmarket Retailers Transforming the Payment Experience

Technology influences the balance between store (paid) and customer (free) labor in the transaction processes.

Comparison between MEAN and RNG Stack

Advait Kulkarni, Former IT Director, Cetera Financial Group & CTO, Digistic LLC

Comparison between MEAN and RNG Stack

In recent days, there has been a lot of discussion around comparison of MEAN (MongoDB, Express, AngularJS and Node) and RNG (ReactJS, NextJS and GraphQL) stacks.

Mobisoft: Streamlining B2B E-Commerce at Fingertips

Matan Holander, VP Business Development

Mobisoft: Streamlining B2B E-Commerce at Fingertips

Business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce has evolved at multiple levels. Evidently, understanding the unique purchasing preferences of the modern day buyers have become increasingly critical to the long-term growth of B2B merchants.

The Ever-Changing Retail Environment

Vlad Yakubson, Head of Retail, Retail Apparel Group

The Ever-Changing Retail Environment

The key to all the analytics, AI and future technology is the “how” to apply them in a personal way to relate best to the consumer.

Point Inside Announces Personalization Tool for In-Store Marketing

Christine Schultz, CIO, Eddie Bauer

With the Deals Personalization tool in place, retailers will be able to engage the users of their branded apps in real-time.

Fortifying the Retail Pardigm Amidst Uncertainities

Vlad Yakubson, Head of Retail, yd

Fortifying the Retail Pardigm Amidst Uncertainities

With such an unprecedented 2020 year, the retail landscape has been in the spotlight more than ever. A year of disruptions where the term “strategy” was replaced with “pivot” as the board room catchphrase of the year.

Offsetting the Amazon Effect with SaaS Technology

Jett McCandless, CEO and Founder, project44

Offsetting the Amazon Effect with SaaS Technology

The retail industry is steadily shifting from brick and mortar to eCommerce, and customers ordering their goods online expect fast deliveries with updates every step of the way.

When Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact: An Industry Embracing Monumental Change

Stephen Barnham, SVP & CIO, MetLife Asia

When Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact: An Industry Embracing Monumental Change

AI and enhanced mobile technology is changing the way we live and raising expectations for how we interact with the brands around us.

Creativity Overcomes Scarcity

Geoffrey Fry, Global VP of Supply Chain, Cree Lighting

Creativity Overcomes Scarcity

Collaboration is strength during any time of scarcity, and some of the most powerful constituents with whom you can collaborate are your suppliers. If you have strategically curated your supply base, their capabilities and resources are av

The Social Drive of Retail

Gene Ku, Chairman, Mobovida, LLC

The Social Drive of Retail

Consumer tastes are as fickle as ever and styles change with seemingly every Instagram personality or YouTube celebrity touting new wares from different brands.